Boxden hiphop sports wild'ish games movies news eyecandy tech gear rides
trending now most viewers #top20 top yesterday all sections videos pics tracks headlines

Apple Fires Manager Responsible for Maps ... then he gets lost on way out of building

most watched this minute | see more
most viewed right now
108 viewing
Image inside Snow bunny
119 comments
most viewed right now
99 viewing
 Video inside Persia bi-chh Twerking Compilation
35 comments

top in section
64 viewing
 Image inside Amber Rose - These H*es 4 EVERYBODY
top in eyecandy
top in section
23 viewing
 Image inside Who's faster? Quicksilver vs The Flash
top in movies

people viewing this topic:   (0 members and 1 guests)  
 
 

let em know » Share this on TwitterShare this on Facebook
 Apple Fires Manager Responsible for Maps ... then he gets lost on way out of building
Unread 2 years agoclass of '04 - away - #1
2829 pageviews
21 comments


fat_boyy21 268 heat pts268 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$8,373 | POWERFUL
Apple Fires Manager Responsible for Maps as Eddy Cue Turns to Outsiders for Help




As Apple continues to work toward improving the new Maps service the company rolled out in iOS 6, Bloomberg reports that Apple has fired Richard Williamson, the manager directly responsible for the project.
Richard Williamson, who oversaw the mapping team, was fired by Senior Vice President Eddy Cue, said the people, who asked not to be named because the information wasn’t yet public. Cue, who took over last month as part of a management shakeup, is seeking advice from outside mapping-technology experts and prodding digital maps provider TomTom NV to fix landmark and navigation data it shares with Apple.
As part of a management shakeup at Apple announced last month, iOS chief Scott Forstall will be leaving the company next year and his responsibilities have been delegated to other executives. With Eddy Cue now overseeing Maps in addition to his iTunes Store, App Store, iCloud, iBookstore, iAd, and Siri responsibilities, Apple has brought on its "product resuscitator" to help fix the highly criticized service.

Cue is said to be taking a very hands-on approach with Maps, and with his firing of Williamson seems to be looking to build his own team to address the service's many issues.
source
Reply With Quote
Props given to fat_boyy21 hot topic  (11-28-2012)

21 comments for "Apple Fires Manager Responsible for Maps ... then he gets lost on way out of building"

- To post a comment, join the squad -


Unread 2 years agoclass of '11 - away - #2
keejee 131 heat pts131 space
avatar space
It's a Z.O.E Movement
space
$9,076 | POWERFUL
Google...please make a GPS app available for Iphone
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '04 - away - #3
fat_boyy21 268 heat pts268 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$8,373 | POWERFUL
I'm pretty sure they submitted the Google maps app for review already... I don't know if its coming with turn by turn tho
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '06 - away - #4
coolio 57 heat pts57 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$18,368 | POWERFUL
not surprised..maps played a big role in the fact that the iphone 5 and iOS 6 are basically a joke now

90% of the time somebody brings up either one, it's usually to talk about at least one of their many issues or to make fun of it
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '10 - away - #5
FrankAndBeans 14 heat pts14 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$1,957 | POWERFUL
coolio said:
not surprised..maps played a big role in the fact that the iphone 5 and iOS 6 are basically a joke now

90% of the time somebody brings up either one, it's usually to talk about at least one of their many issues or to make fun of it

Where is this world you live in
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '06 - away - #6
coolio 57 heat pts57 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$18,368 | POWERFUL
FrankAndBeans said:
Where is this world you live in

the same one u choose to delude yourself in
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '04 - away - #7
SokeSleezy 3 heat pts space
avatar space
TheSleezKing
space
$12,654 | 10034644
thats always the number one complaint i hear.. unless its like some old person,alot of people are deterred cuz of Iphone not having Gmap...
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '04 - away - #8
kg81 7 heat pts space
avatar space
Area317
space
$2,035 | POWERFUL
Main reason I didn't cop. Loving Nokia maps on this 920. I think Nokia maps is coming to the iOS app store.
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '10 - away - #9
Beach Bum 51 heat pts51 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$5,826 | POWERFUL
sh*t, my maps work like a champ...maybe i got lucky and am in a good supported area that they didnt fu*k up on

ps. google maps sucks d!ck on an iphone.
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '05 - on now - #10
blah blah blah 1 heat pts space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$3,890 | 8468811
just dl the map quest app
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '05 - on now - #11
metatr0n|M 366 heat pts366 space
avatar space
SOLVE ET COAGULA
space
$39,350 | POWERFUL
ios 6 would be worthless with google maps im jus gon call it like i see it..
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '04 - away - #12
TYT 15 heat pts15 space
avatar space
TYTHAARTIST.COM
space
$3,377 | 13507237
keejee said:
Apple...please make a Google GPS app available for Iphone
fixed

Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '05 - away - #13
monrowe 3 heat pts space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$10,444 | 14960195
Kinda funny how apple fells it was a bust but on day one you saw all these pictures of ppl excited about the new map like it was greatness
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '07 - away - #14
Adam Is BeTTeR 1 heat pts space
avatar space
...
space
$8,878 | POWERFUL
@ the title, I'm fu*kin dying here at work
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '07 - away - #15
Jay-Vab  space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$440 | 1009100
just download Waze for gps its free and works perfect for me. kind of community based too because other Waze users can drop landmarks on the map if there are police check points, random accidents etc.
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '04 - away - #16
egotistical 1 heat pts space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$6,825 | POWERFUL
I never wish anyone to get fired, but Apple did a horrible job with the Maps. They were suppose to come 3x harder then Google and failed. If your going to talk sh*t about your opponent you better come hard. I think they should of done the Waze idea, but maybe changed it up tried to do it better.
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '07 - on now - #17
strongthetruth 8 heat pts space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$1,805 | 10004916
Never had a problem with the new maps. Use it all the time. Google maps was sh*tty on previous ios's though. Always used the tomtom app before iOS 6.
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '08 - away - #18
Mike Nitty 6 heat pts space
avatar space
#DraftKingz
space
$21,628 | POWERFUL
Im just saying....already gotta in-dash navi system...I could care less about the app on my iPhone
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '07 - away - #19
Roo 50 321 heat pts321 space
avatar space
This is 50
space
$23,286 | POWERFUL
I use hopstop now. fu*k that app.
Reply With Quote
Unread 2 years agoclass of '04 - on now - #20
Hood_Rich 7 heat pts space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$14,368 | POWERFUL
I just tried out the Maps apps for the first time tonight, no issues at all. Worked great
Reply With Quote
 

Home > all sections > BX Tech
  
    
          join bx


 




that hot ish yesterday


most viewed right now
43 viewing
14 amazing psychological facts
80 comments
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
43 viewing
Image inside Pusha T cuts his hair nigga! Wooooo!
103 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
42 viewing
BOX Robert Garcia speaks that truth on May-Pac fight
82 comments
@sports
most viewed right now
39 viewing
Image inside what's wrong with 50's mustache?
47 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
34 viewing
Image inside If rappers had "30 for 30" documentaries what would some of the titles..
110 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
20 viewing
Video inside Lil jay aint sh-t bruh
87 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
16 viewing
*****French Montana - Casino Life 2: Brown Bag Legend*****
64 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
14 viewing
Image inside Kidd Kidd 'allegedly' beat the crap out of his GF in Vegas
106 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
12 viewing
Video inside Women react to guys crotch bulge on train
170 comments
@wild'ish

^
contact us   |   bx@twitter   |   bx@facebook   |   privacy   |   search   |  © BX 1998-end of time